As we begin 2022, and continue to face an out of control pandemic, we are excited to announce a new chapter of leadership at Center for Health Progress. We have made significant gains in our priority to disrupt hierarchy–moving towards shared and distributed power across the organization. Over the past year, we began to put […]
Health disparities are differences in health outcomes between groups of people. Read more about how we're working to eliminate these in Colorado.
This fall, I took 12 weeks off from Center for Health Progress as part of our sabbatical policy. It was the most restorative, peaceful, and joyful time in my adult life. As a result, in only a couple weeks, my entire body felt different. I was not tied to external commitments or tasks (or screens!). […]
Earlier this year, our entire staff went through power building training. In the first session, we had to explore our fears around standing in our power.For me, this meant challenging years of training that told me I was “too much.” In elementary school, my report cards almost always said something to the effect of “bright, […]
The caracoles are familiar with making a life in the in-between spaces; we’re like the flowers that rise up from the cracks in the sidewalk.
What does self-advocacy look like in health care as a Black woman? My attempts are often viewed as being difficult, angry, or drug seeking.